Morning Bites: 100 years of Patchen, Downton Abbey Booker Prize, Vanessa Veselka, Yoram Kaniuk’s movement, and more

Poet Kenneth Patchen was born 100 years ago on this day. Matthew Crawley is judging next year’s Booker Prize! (You have to watch Downton Abbey for this to matter.  Also, if you haven’t seen season two, there’s a major spoiler.  Tread lightly.) How Vanessa Veselka tried to unionize Amazon. Novelist Yoram Kaniuk started a movement when he sued to become the first Israeli citizen “without religion.”  (You should consider reading his book Life on Sandpaper, which is on Dalkey.) Chloe Caldwell […]

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